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Qatar records steep hike in cruise tourism arrivals

Qatar records steep hike in cruise tourism arrivals

The cruise season, which continued from October 2017 until this April, witnessed 14 mega ships making calls and a number of maiden voyages into Doha.

QTA office in Mumbai to tap into fast-growing market

QTA office in Mumbai to tap into fast-growing market

Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) has opened a representative office in Mumbai, India – the 11th in a network of offices around the globe, it was announced.

Qatar makes its debut at travel event in Beijing

Qatar makes its debut at travel event in Beijing

Qatar is making its debut trade show appearance in China at the 14th China Outbound Travel and Tourism Market (COTTM), which concludes on Wednesday in Beijing.

Tourism council to start operating in Q2 of 2018

Tourism council to start operating in Q2 of 2018

Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA) Acting Chairman Hassan al-Ibrahim has predicted the National Tourism Council will start operating in the second quarter of 2018 under the new governance of the tourism sector.

German visitors to Qatar more than double in 2018

German visitors to Qatar more than double in 2018

QTA leads Qatar delegation to Berlin for ITB 2018 amid growing popularity.

57 tour guides receive licence from QTA

57 tour guides receive licence from QTA

The initiative is part of several that have been introduced by QTA to raise the standard of tourism service providers and further regulate the tourism sector.

QTA and partners explore tourism promotion strategies

QTA and partners explore tourism promotion strategies

Representatives of QTA’s global offices, along with members of the local tourism industry, discussed ways on how to increase the impact of international promotion campaigns.

Shop Qatar: QTA urges people to buy local products

Shop Qatar: QTA urges people to buy local products

The shopping festival has partnered with more than 100 budding entrepreneurs and local businesses to provide a platform that will bring them closer to customers and broaden their market reach.

Shop Qatar set to launch its ‘International Week’

Shop Qatar set to launch its ‘International Week’

According to QTA, shoppers can enter the raffle draw for every QR200 spent at any of the participating retailers or restaurants.

New visa policies help attract more visitors to Shop Qatar

New visa policies help attract more visitors to Shop Qatar

“It is looking great, we are seeing more people here, from Kuwait and Oman, and other international visitors due to the new visa policies,” noted Alshaima al-Shaikh, head of tourism events at QTA.

'Shop Qatar, other QTA events helping local firms to expand'

'Shop Qatar, other QTA events helping local firms to expand'

Shop Qatar 2018, along with other events organised by Qatar Tourism Authority (QTA), provides a golden opportunity for small Qatari companies to grow and expand their operations ...

Mega ship brings more than 4,000 tourists to Qatar

Mega ship brings more than 4,000 tourists to Qatar

QTA noted that MSC Splendida, the second member of the MSC Cruises family to visit Doha, is scheduled to make four more calls throughout the 2017/18 cruise season.